Posted on August 18, 2023

New at PCI Pediatrics: Lactation Counseling

At PCI Pediatrics, we are committed to providing comprehensive and compassionate care to support you and your growing family. We're excited to introduce our latest service: Lactation Counseling. Designed to assist new parents in their breastfeeding journey, our expert lactation counselor is here to provide guidance, support, and valuable insights to ensure a healthy start for both you and your precious infant.

What is Lactation Counseling?

Lactation counseling is a specialized service aimed at helping new parents navigate the intricacies of breastfeeding. Our certified lactation counselor is an experienced professional with extensive training in lactation and infant nutrition. A CLC works to support breastfeeding goals and help manage feeding difficulties. Our counselor’s special interests include initiation of breastfeeding, managing pumping and parental leave, and bottle/combo feeding.

Benefits of Lactation Counseling

  • Expert Guidance: Our lactation counselor is an expert in infant feeding and breastfeeding techniques. She can offer expert guidance to ensure your baby is latching properly, getting enough milk, and thriving.
  • Addressing Concerns: Whether it's nipple pain, low milk supply, engorgement, or any other breastfeeding concern, our counselor can provide solutions and strategies to overcome these challenges.
  • Individualized Support: Every parent-baby dyad is unique. Our lactation counselor provides individualized support tailored to your specific needs, ensuring a customized approach that works best for you and your baby.
  • Preventing Issues: Early intervention and proper techniques taught by a lactation counselor can help prevent breastfeeding issues from arising, contributing to a more enjoyable breastfeeding experience.
  • Boosting Confidence: Breastfeeding can be a rewarding yet challenging journey. Our counselor can offer reassurance, building your confidence as a new parent and helping you navigate the path with greater ease.
  • Nutritional Guidance: Breast milk provides essential nutrients for your baby's growth and development. Our lactation counselor offers insights into proper nutrition to support your baby's health.

We understand that the journey of parenthood is unique, and we're here to support you every step of the way. We invite you to reach out to us to learn more about how our lactation counselor can empower you with the knowledge and skills you need to embark on a successful breastfeeding journey. Your growing family deserves the best, and we're here to provide it. Call (319) 247-3820.

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